Nato summit week draws to close with military open day

Military organisers estimated that 70,000 people attended a 'Meet the Forces' day in Cardiff Bay on Sunday, at the end of the Nato summit Wales week.

Police have hailed the security operation - the largest the UK has ever seen - as a success, with 31 arrests made in total.

World leaders including Barack Obama left Wales on Friday, praising Newport and Cardiff for a warm welcome.

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Thousands in Cardiff Bay for NATO military open day

Thousands of people are in Cardiff Bay for a military open day after the NATO summit.

Members of the public have been invited onto HMS Duncan.

One of the Royal Navy's most advanced warships ever, Type 45 Destroyer HMS Duncan, and naval ships from five other NATO member states have been opened to the public.

The First Minister and Welsh Secretary officially opened Meet the Forces day on board Norwegian ship HNOMS Skudd.

RAF replica aeroplanes are on display, and army tanks and other vehicles available for visitors to try out.

HMS Duncan lead chef Matthew Jones, from Merthyr Tydfil, said he was 'incredibly proud' to be part of the NATO events.

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